LORE Infrastructure Projects Announced

Lake Okeechobee Regional Economic AllianceThe Lake Okeechobee Regional Economic Alliance of Palm Beach County (LORE) recently announced an updated series of infrastructure projects. The Glades Target Area Project Summary report includes the following topics:

  • Paving and Drainage
  • Water and Sewer
  • Public Transportation
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Economic Development

Find the entire 14-page report here: Implementation of Projects Consistent with Glades Region Master Plan Recommendations

The first page provides a summary of the projects in Belle Glade, Pahokee, South Bay, and unincorporated area in the Glades region; the following pages provide details for the projects in each of the cities and unincorporated area within the entire region represented by LORE. Any questions or requests for additional information should be directed to Carol Thompson at [email protected] or Alan Chin Lee at [email protected]

BUSINESS LEADERS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS SHOW APPRECIATION TO COMPANIES IN WESTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County hosted elected officials and business leaders on a bus  tour of companies in Western Palm Beach County to show appreciation to existing businesses that contribute to Palm Beach County’s economy. The day included exclusive tours in various business sectors including healthcare, manufacturing, agribusiness, and distribution and logistics. This collaborative effort allowed tour participants to express their appreciation and to experience an exclusive view of the unique, innovative companies right here in Palm Beach County.

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PALM BEACH POST: How a relatively small amount of acreage feeds a lot of people

By Susan Salisbury – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Half a million acres

When it comes to Palm Beach County agriculture, there are plenty of big numbers that tell its story, such as a half million acres in production.

The vastness of the fertile fields around Lake Okeechobee often amazes people when they view them for the first time and even for the zillionth time.
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